Laura Durston

Laura Durston, Photo-Journalist
Laura Durston

Journalist – Living

 

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ARTICLES BY LAURA DURSTON

Holding down the fort: Women left behind in Cayman’s seafaring years

Caymanian men’s entrenched reputation as excellent seafarers, and the resulting exodus of men to work on ships overseas in the ‘50s and ‘60s, left...

Miss Gwen: Matriarch of Cayman seafarers

Behind every great man is a great woman. The phrase was never so true as in the case of Miss Gwendolyn Lily Bush, who in...

Keeping it green

With all the hustle and bustle of the holiday season it can be easy to forget the effects that Christmas has on the environment. From...

Michael Maes: Cinematography with heart

From the crystal blue water of Stingray City to the white expanse of the Arctic circle, Michael Maes has covered many miles in his...

A classical evening with Cayman Youth Orchestra

If your Christmas season isn’t complete without the sound of live classical music wafting through the air, pulling at your heart strings or causing...

Insta Organised

Streamlining and decluttering is the millennial lifestyle trend that doesn’t seem to be going anywhere. In fact, it’s gaining in strength. Dedicated Instagram accounts keep...

Black Friday brings great sales

This Friday is Black Friday. To the uninitiated, that might sound like something out of a horror film, but those in the know can...

Thanksgiving treats

Dig out the elastic-waisted trousers and gather with friends and family to reflect on life’s blessings - Thanksgiving is upon us. The Canadians paved...

Life through the lens:Ellen Cuylaerts

Award-winning photographer Ellen Cuylaerts has come a long way from an IT career in her native Belgium, now travelling the world to capture the...

Scaling heights for Have a Heart

Reaching 22,841 feet into the clouds above Argentina, Mount Aconcagua poses a tough challenge to even the most seasoned climbers, and next month, Cayman...

‘Kitti the Cargo Ship’ children’s book released

The tales of the Kittiwake have been reimagined in a children’s book, ‘Kitti the Cargo Ship’, written by sisters Janet Berg and Judith Santora...

A walk amongst the orchids

Elaine Young’s garden is more to her than a collection of plants. It is a place of relaxation, reflection, and where she keeps her mind...

Cayman’s women band together

Non-profit organisations often play a key role in promoting and supporting women, and Cayman is lucky enough to have a number of groups which...

Pirates Ahoy!

Swarms of pirates landed on the shores of Cayman Brac last weekend, with pirate crews Las Tortugas and Bloody Bay Buccaneers bringing three days...

Man vs. mountains: Guy Manning

From his office desk on an island 22 miles long and averaging 18 feet above sea level, Campbells law firm partner Guy Manning dreams...

Fashion show utilises skills of 2017 Miss Jamaica, Davina Bennett

Davina Bennett, 2017 Miss Universe Jamaica and 2017 Miss Universe second runner-up, is visiting Cayman in the lead-up to the Brunch + Fashion Show...

A chat with chef Frederic Morineau

From his home city of Angers, in the French Loire Valley, to the soft white sands of Cayman, chef Frederic Morineau’s culinary talent has...

‘MOvember’ shines spotlight on men’s health

If you’ve ever yearned for a month to unapologetically work on your handlebar, chevron or Fu Manchu moustache, your time has come. November offers the...

Halloween tips and tricks

As the creepiest night of the year approaches, trick or treaters young and old prepare to hit the streets for an evening of scavenging...

Philanthropy in action: Derek Haines

You’d be hard pressed to find anyone in Cayman who hasn’t seen Derek Haines running along one of the island’s roads, whether it’s winding...
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